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Mahatma Gandhi College, [MGC] Thiruvananthapuram

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About Mahatma Gandhi College, [MGC] Thiruvananthapuram

Mahatma Gandhi College, the institution dedicated to the memory of the Father of the Nation was established in the year 1948 by the legendary social reformer Bharatha Kesari Sri Mannathu Padmanabhan. It is one of the largest and oldest institutions of higher education in the capital city of the state of Kerala run by the largest educational agency of Kerala, the Nair Service Society.

It functions with the objective of providing value added quality education to all with special emphasis on the economically poor sections of the society upholding the motto “Sa Vidya Ya Vimukthaye”. It has 13 UG, 10 PG and 7 research programmes in the faculties of basic science, humanities and social sciences.

It has been accredited by NAAC at ‘A’ level in the first Phase. In the second phase of accreditation it retained the “A” level with a CGPA of 3.16. University Grants commission bestowed the college with the status of CPE (College with Potential for Excellence) and awarded an assistance of Rupees 1 crore for development of infrastructure and conduct of various programs in first phase. . The institution was selected for the award of three FIST (Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions) programmes of the DST (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)


Mahatma Gandhi College stands for excellence, equity and inclusiveness and social justice in education and aims to set standards in educational excellence and competence through curriculum enrichment and information dissemination. The mission of the institution is to provide cultural and physical training inputs for building a healthy and viable society through the balanced orientation towards basic and applied sciences with due importance to humanities and social sciences. 


The College envisages the translation of its motto “ Sa Vidya Ya Vimukthaye” into actuality.
We see education as a means of socio-cultural emancipation and economic empowerment of the underprivileged masses and also as a tool for the development of character, competence and commitment.

Why to Join Mahatama Gandhi College?

1. Foreign & National Collaboration with other premier research Institutes:

The College has signed alliances with about 10 national and 7 international research institutes to facilitate the research programs and projects initiated by doctorate students or faculties.

2. Excellent Results:

The college is proud of its faculties and dynamic teaching tools that have been bringing the best from its students in both academics as well as co-curricular. Due to good passing results, its students have received the attention of several organizations for campus placement.

Departments :- 
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of History
  • Department of Malayalam
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physical Education

For more details about admission please contact :-

Tel . +91 471 2541 039, +91 471 211 4465
Fax. +91 471 2540 103
e-mail : [email protected],  [email protected], [email protected]

Facilities :-

The Campus

The campus of the college is one among the most beautiful campuses of the capital city. With large, ambiently built buildings and lots of greenery, this campus offers a special place for the students and for everyone who visits the college. It is a vast campus with open grounds and flowering trees. The campus has a well-maintained library, open air auditorium and a canteen.

Computer Lab

The old computer lab was strengthened by replacing old systems by computers of higher specifications. All the syste

Career Guidance & Placement Cell :-

Realizing the needs of the fast changing world, and the opportunities thus created for our students, the college has set up a Career Guidance and Placement Cell. The cell primarily aims at obtaining the best possible placements to the final year students, and, equally, making them aware of the higher education options available to them in various subjects.

The cell has identified certain areas, which have a lot to do with the campus selections, and training is imparted according to the for


Computer labs

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